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Modeling— Becca Lawton’s Cool Writing Tips . . . Prompt #285

Becca LawtonHere’s an entertaining idea from Rebecca Lawton’s Cool Writing Tips.

Becca’s advisor at Mills College introduced “Modeling,” — an exercise “in which you select an excerpt of masterful writing … and fill in the blanks.”

Rebecca Lawton writes, “Modeling is a sort of Mad Lib exercise, where each part of speech is swapped out for a word of your choice.”

I’m going to enjoy playing with modeling the next time I write for pleasure.

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